Cheddar Chicken-Veggie Bake

Shredded chicken and broccoli, a tangy cheese sauce and a crisp cereal topping make a great family one-dish meal

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

  • 5 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal Buy Now
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded, reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 1 package (10 oz., 3 cups) frozen cut broccoli, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken (about 6 oz.)

Directions:

1. In small saucepan melt 2 teaspoons of the butter. Add cereal. Toss until coated. Remove from pan. Set aside.

2. In same saucepan melt remaining 1 tablespoon (3 teaspoons) butter. Whisk in flour and pepper. Add milk and mustard. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Add cheese, a little at a time, stirring until melted. Stir in corn.

3. In 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish arrange broccoli and chicken. Spoon cheese mixture evenly over top. Sprinkle with cereal mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° F about 25 minutes or until heated through and cereal browns.